requiring them to be under the severest musketry firing. The former was bruised by the explosion of a shell near him on the second day and thrown from his horse by it. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
C. M. Wilcox, Brigadier-General Commanding, &c.Two men, one of the Eighth and the other of the Tenth Alabama regiment, were wounded on the 12th instant near Saint James College, Maryland, thus making my loss seven hundred and seventy-nine while beyond the Potomac.
C. M. Wilcox, Brigadier-General.